The Commission for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET) has launched a trade curriculum from level 1 to 5 on the National TVET qualifications framework to focus on skills development and job creation across the country.
The curriculum CTVET in a blog post sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh said to form part of the Jobs and Skills Project approved by Parliament which seeks to develop Competency-Based Training (CBT) curriculum for 100 trades.
Speaking at the launch, The Ag. Director-General, Dr Fred Kyei Asamoah, emphasized the need for the private sector and industry to lead curriculum development in the country as they are the ones that create jobs.
He said the country have reached a stage in our developmental agenda where industry must begin to lead the process of training the next users for industry and the labour market as a whole.
Dr Fred Kyei Asamoah further disclosed the Commission has ELJEN Consultancy, led by Stephen Turkson (PhD) to lead the collaborations towards the development of the trade curriculum.
In attendance at the launch were the executives of the 11 inaugurated Sector Skills Bodies, industry experts, trade unions and representatives from academia.